Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meraki products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Meraki over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Cisco Meraki.

Meraki
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 294 309
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Meraki 23 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 27
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +31.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,850 £57,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year -1.04% +17.79% +1.88%

Meraki is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,618 4,728 5,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.53% 47.09% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,644 3,620 3,788
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,125 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Meraki as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the West Midlands

Meraki
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Meraki in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Meraki in the West Midlands

Meraki
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Meraki in the West Midlands

Meraki
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 17 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Solihull - 3 £65,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £32,500 -
Dudley - 2 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Meraki also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 20 (86.96%) WAN
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Wireless
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (52.17%) CCNP
6 12 (52.17%) LAN
6 12 (52.17%) MPLS
7 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (34.78%) VLAN
9 8 (34.78%) HP
9 8 (34.78%) Presales
10 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 7 (30.43%) VMware
10 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (26.09%) F5
11 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
11 6 (26.09%) Draytek
11 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
11 6 (26.09%) Project Management
11 6 (26.09%) SLA
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) Windows
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco Firepower

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) WAN
2 19 (82.61%) Wireless
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (52.17%) LAN
6 12 (52.17%) MPLS
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (21.74%) VPLS
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
12 2 (8.70%) Internet
12 2 (8.70%) OSPF
12 2 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (8.70%) VoIP
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Presales Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Development
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Case Management
6 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
3 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) VMware NSX
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (17.39%) Nagios
2 4 (17.39%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (4.35%) CASB
3 1 (4.35%) QRadar
3 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Draytek
4 6 (26.09%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 4 (17.39%) NETGEAR
6 3 (13.04%) Huawei
6 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless